Daily Archives: October 17, 2021

2021-10-17: News Headlines

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-10-17). Ambassador Alex Saab Kidnapping Consummated, Iván Duque Lectured by Delcy Rodríguez and Mexico Talks Suspended. orinocotribune.com Caracas, October 16, 2021 ( Alex Saab was taken away on board a US plane from Cape Verde's Sal Island to Florida, an action that was not notified to the diplomat's defense. According AP "journalist" Joshua Goodman, the Venezuelan diplomat was forced to board a small Gulfstream jet belongin…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-17). Coercion, Kidnapping and Legal Malfeasance: The Illicit Route of the Alex Saab Case. libya360.wordpress.com Mission Verdad A poster calling for the release of diplomat Alex Saab in Caracas (Photo: Nurphoto / Getty Images). In multiple venues, including meetings that, within the framework of the dialogue process taking place in Mexico, the government of the Bolivarian Republic demanded the immediate and full release of Alex Naín Saab Morán. To this…

_____ (2021-10-17). Venezuelan Government Envoy Alex Saab Extradited To The United States. popularresistance.org Venezuelan government envoy Alex Saab has been extradited to the United States from Cape Verde, where he had been imprisoned since 2020. The extradition was first reported by local Cape Verde outlets and later confirmed by US officials. The contractor will face trial in Florida where he was charged with money laundering. The Nicolás Maduro government immediately reacted, denouncing the "kidnapping" of Saab by the US government.

Zoe Alexandra (2021-10-17). Venezuela condemns illegal kidnapping of envoy Alex Saab. peoplesdispatch.org Venezuela's special diplomatic envoy, Alex Saab, was extradited to the United States on Saturday October 16 after being detained in Cape Verde for 491 days. Saab was arrested in Cape Verde on June 12, 2020 at the request of the US government when his plane was refueling at the Amilcar Cabral International Airport on the island of Sal. Following his extradition on Saturday, the Venezuelan government released an Venezuela's representa…

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-17). Venezuela denuncia a EE.UU. por secuestro de Alex Saab. telesurtv.net El Gobierno venezolano acusó a las autoridades de Cabo Verde por su complicidad en el secuestro de Saab.

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-17). Gobierno venezolano suspende participación en Mesa de Diálogo tras secuestro del diplomático Alex Saab. telesurtv.net "Los derechos humanos de Alex Saab han sido violados por el Gobierno de Cabo Verde y el sistema jurídico de ese país", denunció Rodríguez.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-17). ONU insta a Cabo Verde liberar al diplomático Alex Saab. telesurtv.net Expertos independientes señalan a Gobierno de esa nación que viola los derechos humanos del embajador venezolano.

Editor2 (2021-10-17). An American Ploy to Pump Stolen Palestinian Gas Into Lebanese Homes? orinocotribune.com By Firas Al-Shoufi — Oct 13 2021 | The American offer to supply Lebanon's energy needs via an Arab Pipeline through Egypt, Jordan and Syria has one glaring downside. It will likely be Israeli gas lighting up Lebanon's grids. | Two questions need to be answered to understand America's paradoxical behavior towards Syria and Lebanon in recent weeks. Years of US-sponsored asymmetrical warfare have kept these nations in states of chaos and war, but now, quite inexplicably, Washington appears eager to secure vital energy resources for the two states — both still under crippling US sieges — by importing…

Editor2 (2021-10-17). Politicians, Journalists and Lawyers to put War on Terror 'on Trial' at People's Tribunal. orinocotribune.com Politicians, lawyers and journalists are to put the war on terror "on trial" at a people's tribunal next week, ahead of Julian Assange's latest extradition hearing. | The second round of hearings of the Belmarsh Tribunal will see left-wing figures including former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, veteran anti-war activist Tariq Ali and Ecuador's former president Rafael Correa "hold the US accountable for its war crimes." | The event was launched last year by Progressive International, with the first hearings held online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. | It is inspired by the famous 1966 people's tribunal on the Vietnam…

Robert Reich (2021-10-17). The Real Reason the Economy Might Collapse. zcomm.org The wealthy now own more of the economy than at any time since the 1920s. Meanwhile, millions in this country are barely scraping by…

Ted Glick (2021-10-17). No Line 3! No New Fossil Fuel Projects! Climate Emergency! zcomm.org There ain't no power like the power of the people when organized peoples, joining together, don't stop…

Jake Johnson (2021-10-17). Doctors Without Borders Slams US for Hoarding 500 Million Vaccine Doses. zcomm.org "The U.S. must immediately make public and concrete commitments to redistribute excess Covid-19 vaccines globally if it truly wants to end this pandemic."

Juan Cole (2021-10-17). Is Sec. of State Antony Blinken as bad as Mike Pompeo? zcomm.org Silent on Israeli theft of Palestinian Land, Promoting Phony Abraham Accords…

John Feffer (2021-10-17). The Embarrassment of Riches. zcomm.org The wealthy rob governments of at least $200 billion a year in lost tax revenues. It's time to force them to pay up…

_____ (2021-10-17). Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee Prepares For Demonstrations. popularresistance.org As 2021 comes to a close, the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee is collaborating closely with Jailhouse Lawyers Speak as they organize collective actions inside prisons and jails from August 21 to September 9, 2022. These actions will include labor strikes, work equipment sabotage, sit-ins, boycotts and hunger strikes. The campaign, called "Shut 'Em Down 2022," plans to focus on locally organized actions driven by incarcerated people to meet their abilities and the demands of their specific facilities. IWOC is a committee of the Industrial Workers of the World. | "When you're incarcerated, human rights ab…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Building permanent wall: Poland accuses Belarus of aggression "backed by Russia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Crisis on Polish-Belarusian border to last longer than several months The crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border will last longer than several months. This was stated by the head of the National Security Bureau of Poland Pawe≈Ç Soloch, Polskie radio reports. *** Polish government officials speak of a "barrier" or "lock" — they avoid the word …

Shamus Cooke (2021-10-17). The Climate Movement's Last Stand? counterpunch.org Image by Nevertheless, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) attempted to influence COP 26 by releasing its report ahead of schedule. Because of the consensus-based process of the IPCC — and the direct influence that oil-rich governments exert during the process — the UN body is notoriously conservative in its projections and policy solutions (often referred to as "the lowest common denominator" in climate science). | The hamstrung IPCC, however, did its best to convey urgency by warning of climate catastrophe unless glob…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-17). 21N: Opposition Looking to Form Alliances with Former Chavistas (APR's Uzcátegui) — Extreme Left and Right in Talks. orinocotribune.com With just over a month to go until the November 21 regional and municipal elections, in which Venezuelans will elect governors, mayors and legislative and municipal councilors, the opposition is seeking unlikely alliances in the hopes of overcoming the divisions that have characterized its current political situation. | An example of this is the case of one of the right-wing candidates for the mayorship of Caracas, Antonio Ecarri, who is still trying to win over votes despite the fact that the G4 coalition decided to nominate Tomás Guanipa instead. | Consequently, this week, Antonio Ecarri met Chavista dissidents…

Ron Jacobs (2021-10-17). Checking in With Dave Zirin: Kaepernick, COVID and the MLB Playoffs. counterpunch.org Image by Dave: Hey Ron. | Ron: Hi Dave. Long time no see. | Dave: Long time no see. Thanks for doing this. I appreciate it. | Ron: When Jeffrey (St Clair) suggested I do this interview, I was reminded of CounterPunch's early days on the web and your columns from that small paper in Maryland were reprinted in CounterPunch. I was hooked. After all,, it had been a few decades since any Leftist had written about sports in the USA.In a few sentences, how would you describe your trajectory since then?

_____ (2021-10-17). 'Dozens' Of Oregon Cops Have Paid Dues To The Oath Keepers Militia Group. popularresistance.org More than two dozen members of the police and military in Oregon have at one point been members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right anti-government militia group, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported Friday. | According to the leaked data obtained by Distributed Denial of Secrets, a non-profit whistleblower organization that shares leaked information with journalists and researchers, Oregon police signed up to join the group as early as 2009. The data includes members' names, the date they joined Oath Keepers and contact information for anyone who paid dues to the group, which is comprised of nearly 40,000 individual…

_____ (2021-10-17). Building Towards Climate Resilience In The Caribbean. popularresistance.org In 2017, Hurricane Maria raged across the Caribbean island of Dominica, leaving 31 people dead with many more still missing to this day. When the hurricane had passed, island residents were left to contend with widespread infrastructural damage and economic instability. Life as Dominicans knew it, would never be the same again.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Azerbaijani navy conducted combat drills in Caspian, Turkish troops departed after war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijani Naval Forces Wrap Up Command And Staff Exercises Azerbaijan's Naval Forces recently conducted a three-day command and staff exercises in the country's sector of the Caspian Sea that concluded on October 13. The main purpose of conducting the exercises was to improve the practical skills of commanders and staff officers in agile decision-making and …

Moderator (2021-10-17). How to Save the World From a Climate Armageddon. scheerpost.com [ By Michael T. Klare / This summer we witnessed, with brutal clarity, the Beginning of the End: the end of Earth as we know it — a world of lush forests, bountiful croplands, livable cities, and survivable coastlines. In its place, we saw the early manifestations of a climate-damaged planet, with scorched forests, parched fields, scalding cities, and storm-wracked coastlines. In a desperate bid to prevent…

Karina Lagdameo-Santillan (2021-10-17). Memories of Mumbai: Recollections and Reflections. pressenza.com On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Public Act in Mumbai, held by The Community of Human Development (Personal Narrative) On Oct 31, the 40th anniversary of a public act will be held, revisiting what was said…

_____ (2021-10-17). Union Victory For NOLA City Workers As Council Ratifies $15 Minimum Wage. popularresistance.org On Oct. 7, the New Orleans City Council ratified a $15-an-hour minimum wage for city workers, effective in January. This will be $3.81 more than the paltry $11.19 minimum currently in place. | Because of sky-rocketing inflation, $15 dollars doesn't go as far as it did even a few months ago. Nevertheless, the raise is a major victory for the working-class movement here, and will be welcomed by city workers struggling to make ends meet. | As reported in Struggle-La Lucha back in July, the council was forced to move forward when the firefighters' union and allies marched into the chambers on July 1, right in the mid…

Pressenza IPA (2021-10-17). When Pakistan praises Bangladesh! pressenza.com Op Ed by Pathik Hasan Pakistan had been exploiting Bangladesh systematically and its economy was built on the money of Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh got its great independence from Pakistan in 1971 through a bloody hardcore struggle. The country under the…

James O'Neill (2021-10-17). China and Japan Show Signs of a Closer Relationship. dissidentvoice.org When Japan selected its new prime minister Fumio Kishida on 4 October 2021, there were concerns that his known conservative views did not augur well for Japan's relationship with China. Thus far, however, those fears appear to have been overly pessimistic. Four days ago on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of China-Japan formal diplomatic ties, the …

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-17). Minister Plasencia and Michelle Bachelet Meet in Geneva. orinocotribune.com By instructions of the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and in strict adherence to Venezuela's policy of peace diplomacy, Foreign Minister Félix Plasencia held a meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. | Minister Plasencia reported this on his Twitter account, adding a photograph of himself with the UN top official. | The minister explained that their conversation in Geneva, Switzerland, served as a space for Venezuela to raise the question of human rights regarding the constant acts of aggression and violence against Venezuelan migrants in othe…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Turkey trains Azerbaijani troops in mountain warfare. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Graduation ceremony of Azerbaijani servicemen participating in courses held in Turkey On October 16, the Mountain Commando School and Training Center held a graduation ceremony for the Azerbaijani servicemen who graduated from Mountain Commando Courses in Isparta, Turkey…. The ceremony was attended by the delegation from Azerbaijan and the representatives of the Azerbaijan embassy in …

Philippe Moal (2021-10-17). "Some clues to non-violence": 5-Spirals of Violence. pressenza.com We transmit to you the study "Some clues for non-violence" by Philippe Moal, in the form of 12 chapters. The general table of contents is as follows: 1- Where are we going? 2- The difficult transition from violence to non-violence….

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Russian Duma chairman calls for revoking Nobel Peace Prize for war criminals. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Duma chairman only blames Obama for the so-called Arab Spring (then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Arab Awakening) and neglects to mention his over-seven-month war against Libya, bombings and drone attacks in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, and the coup and still ongoing war in Ukraine. For example…. ==== TASSOctober 17, 2021 …

Gloria Arias Nieto (2021-10-17). Protect them, don't kill them! pressenza.com A 13-year-old boy and three 17-year-olds arrived at Medicina Legal not in uniform, but in plastic bags. Their board was the minefields; their mentors, the ELN guerrillas; and their executioner, that monstrosity that results when child recruitment and state stupidity…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Ukraine approves new defense plan "to be implemented in case of war" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine's defense plan approved by NSDC is classified, it to be implemented in case of war — Danilov The defense plan of Ukraine approved by the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) is a classified document and will be implemented in case of war, Secretary of the department Oleksiy Danilov said. *** The NSDC secretary …

Newsclick (2021-10-17). 15% tax on Corporates: Moral victory for developing countries but little else. peoplesdispatch.org Professor Biswajit Dhar of India's Jawaharlal Nehru University talks about the recent agreement among close to 150 countries to impose a minimum of 15% tax on big corporates…

Mona Gonzalez (2021-10-17). Love For Living Animals: The Last Wild Horse in the World is Thriving, Among Other Areas, in Chernobyl. pressenza.com ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we've seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas, roundworms,…

Michael Welch (2021-10-17). Climate Change Worse than Expected: A Conversation with Guy McPherson. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Ahead of Austin visit, Georgian military drills for combat readiness. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Task-oriented artillery final exercises on Orfolo shooting The 61st Artillery Battalion of the 6th Artillery Brigade of the Georgian Defense Forces has completed a two-week task-oriented field exercise. The final exercises were conducted with combat shootings at the Orpholo firing range. The artillerymen of the 61st Battalion neutralized the 152 mm self-propelled cannon "Acacia" with …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-17). Nicaragua Calls on US Ambassador to Cease Covert Attacks. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News The United States Ambassador to Nicaragua is being told to cease covert attacks and continued interference in Nicaragua with just weeks remaining before the country's general election. A press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua, dated Monday, October 11, denounces "continuing interference in the affairs of our country, on the…

Pilar Paricio (2021-10-17). Second World Congress for Peace to be held in Barcelona. pressenza.com Around 100 organisations from 114 countries and nearly 3,000 activists are meeting this weekend in Barcelona to participate in the Second World Peace Congress, organised by the International Peace Bureau (IPB). The aim of this second congress is to provide…

_____ (2021-10-17). Maryland Naval Installation Pollutes Region By Incinerating Munitions. popularresistance.org The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (Indian Head) has conducted open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) of military flares that contain up to 45% of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), according to a report by Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger, (CSWAB). Indian Head has conducted OB/OD for decades without a hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) permit. EPA officials confirm there are no enforceable permit conditions restricting the amount or type of munitions treated by OB/OD, including flares.

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2021-10-17). The COVID-19 RT-PCR Test: How to Mislead All Humanity. Using a "Test" To Lock Down Society. globalresearch.ca The misuse of the RT-PCR technique is used as an intentional strategy by some governments, supported by scientific safety councils and by the dominant media, to justify the violation of a large number of constitutional rights, the destruction of the economy with the bankruptcy of entire active sectors of society,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). NATO: history's first, world's only global special operations network. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Fletcher Becomes Sixth Commander for NATO's Special Operations Headquarters Fletcher becomes the sixth commander of NSHQ and will be responsible for providing strategic special operations forces advice to NATO and coordinating the development of special operations forces capability and interoperability for Allies and Partners within the Alliance. *** Established in 2009, the mission of NATO …

Giorgio Trucchi (2021-10-17). Italy: Serious attack on democracy. pressenza.com On 9 October, militants of the neo-fascist extreme right took advantage of a massive demonstration in Rome, called to protest against the compulsory vaccination certificate [1] against Covid-19, to go towards the Italian government and violently attack the national headquarters…

_____ (2021-10-17). Make Gig Work Decent Work. popularresistance.org On most days, Doug Ford's Conservative government in Ontario does not respond well to problems, or it actively makes things worse. If an election had been called a year-and-a-half ago, Ford would have lost. However, when COVID hit, Ford nearly brought Ontario to its knees. Nevertheless, he managed to deceive some into thinking he managed well. | Today, he is barely visible, having prorogued Queen's Park during September's federal election to protect his federal Conservative counterparts instead of stepping up to protect Ontarians and help guide our recovery. | Schools are suffering, hospitals and healthcare worke…

IGD Worldwide (2021-10-17). The Government is Never Incompetent: Power in the Pandemic under Duterte. itsgoingdown.org | | Introduction from IGD Worldwide: | From the beginning of the pandemic, anarchists were not surprised to see

Nava J. Thakuria (2021-10-17). RSS chief Bhagwat bats for a unified, strong and well-informed society. pressenza.com INDIAN CULTURE AND MEDIA Guwahati: Only a unified, strong and well-informed society with a national character can assert its voice before the world and even establish truth and peace, strength is required, commented Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat of…

United Health Professionals (2021-10-17). International Alert Message about COVID-19. United Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We are more than 1,500 members (including professors of medicine, intensive care physicians and infectious disease specialists) from more than 30 countries. The lockdown has not only killed people, it has destroyed physical and mental health, economy, education and other aspects of social life.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-17). Revolutionary Consciousness and Education. anchor.fm In this episode I discuss and try to argue as to why Marxists believe that ideology and consciousness play an incredible role in forming a mass movement. Why do Marxist think that they are right? Are they just a bunch of authoritarian assholes? Or do they have some kind of key through study that has brought them towards correct analysis time and time again? Who is to say, not me that's for sure. If you think I'm wrong, I'd love to discuss with you, and if for any reason other than that you'd like to reach out please do! I hope you enjoy the episode, no shade to anyone. I got here from years and years of ignorance…

Maurizio Coppola (2021-10-17). The fascist assault on a union in Italy: Some thoughts. peoplesdispatch.org On October 9, during a demonstration against the government's measures to limit the spread of the pandemic, right-wing nationalist forces attacked the headquarters of the major union CGIL in Rome. What lies behind that assault and how can it be framed?

_____ (2021-10-17). Washington Demands Acquiescence In Afghanistan. popularresistance.org War and conflict rarely benefit the lives of ordinary people. Indeed, the very nature of war is destructive. In the case of Afghanistan, once the US war and occupation ended, any delusive stability or vitality in the nation's economy collapsed too.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-17). Erdogan confirms Turkey wants F-35 funds to add, upgrade 120 U.S. F-16s. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey 'continuing talks' with US over F-35 payment, F-16 purchase Negotiations between Turkey and the United States have been continuing on Ankara's purchase of Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and modernization kits to upgrade its existing warplanes, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday. The statements by the president came as a confirmation on earlier reports …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-17). Syrian Army Deploys Reinforcements In Northern Aleppo Amid Reports Of Near Turkish Attack (Photos). southfront.org File image. | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed reinforcements along the frontlines with Turkish forces in the northern countryside of Aleppo. | The army's reinforcements were reportedly deployed in several positions between the towns of Tell Rifaat and Manbij, which are both held by Kurdish forces. | In a report released on October 16,

Colin Todhunter (2021-10-17). Dystopian "Great Reset": "Own Nothing and Be Happy", Being Human in 2030. globalresearch.ca With foresight, this incisive article by Colin Todhunter was published by Global Research on November 9, 2020 The World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting at the end of January in Davos, Switzerland, brings together international business and political leaders, …

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-17). Asesinan a líder social en Chocó, el número 137 en Colombia. telesurtv.net Indepaz señala que desde la firma del Acuerdo de Paz en 2016 a la fecha, 1.252 líderes sociales han sido asesinados.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: Long-term survival improving for kidney transplant patients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you're a kidney transplant patient, your chances of living a longer life are improving. That's according to a recent review published in The New England Journal of Medicine. It showed that the five-year survival rate of transplant recipients who received a deceased donor kidney increased from 66% in 1996—1999 to 78% in 2012—2015. And for patients who received a kidney from a living donor, that number improved from 79.5% to 88%. What's behind the…

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2021-10-17). The COVID-19 Vaccine. The Imposition of Compulsory Vaccination with a Biometric Health Passport? globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 vaccine… Is this THE final goal of this crisis, to impose a compulsory vaccination on everyone, with a biometric health passport and without it, the impossibility to move, to buy, to eat? The near future will tell.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-17). IRGC Naval Forces To Be Armed With 2,000-Km-Range Cruise Missiles In Near Future: Cmdr. southfront.org Originally published on VeteransToday. Chief Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says the naval units of his…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-17). Iranian-Backed Forces Are Setting Up Weapons Workshops In Syria's Raqqa — Report. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Iranian-backed Iraqi group Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba is building a number of weapons workshops in the eastern countryside of Syria's Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on October 16. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the workshops are being built in several farms located around the town of Madan. | The workshops will reportedly manufacture mortar rounds, rocket launch rails and bullets of different calibers for Iranian-backed forces. | Harakat Hezbolla…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Bowel cancer: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert describes role hard-to-see polyps play in cancer risk. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Physicians screening people for bowel cancer are becoming increasingly concerned about a type of polyp once thought harmless: serrated polyps, sawtooth-edged growths in the colon that are flat, nearly translucent, and sometimes difficult to spot during colonoscopies. New research suggests people with serrated polyps should be checked more frequently for bowel cancer, a Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert writes in a commentary in the journal Gut. A serrated polyp after blue dye has been…

sputniknews (2021-10-17). Russia Scrambles Fighter Jet to Intercept US Bomber Over Sea of Japan. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A Russian fighter jet was scrambled on Sunday to chase a US B-1B Lancer bomber away after radars picked it up close to the nation's airspace over the Sea of Japan, the Defen—Åe Ministry said.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Consumer Health: What is mental health? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Mental Health Day will be observed on Sunday, Oct. 10, to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This is a good time to consider the differences between normal mental health and mental health disorders. Mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and behave. Sometimes the difference between normal mental health and mental disorders is clear, but often the…

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-10-17). The "Great Reset" Elite Coup: Taking Control by Destroying Cash. Reshaping the Human "Individual" globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Pregnancy and the heart. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am ready to start a family, but my doctor said that pregnancy may be high-risk for me because I have a heart condition. Can you explain how pregnancy affects the heart and what I can do to lower my risk for complications? ANSWER: Pregnancy results in many changes that can increase the workload of the heart. During pregnancy, your blood volume increases by 30% to 50% to nourish your growing baby, your heart…

Badri Raina (2021-10-17). Unfortunately for Modi and Shah, the Congress Simply Does Not Go Away. zcomm.org But to mount a credible opposition, the Congress Working Committee must resolve to hold internal elections for the party's leadership based on a contest between policy planks…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Medications in use and being tested for treatment of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've heard several drugs mentioned as possible treatments for COVID-19. What are they, and how do they work? ANSWER: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, finding an effective drug to combat COVID-19 has been on the minds of many. While many medications are being tested to treat COVID-19, only one has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has approved remdesivir (Veklury) to treat COVID-19 in adults and children who are age…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-17). Iranian Sources Reveal New Information On Secret Short-Range Air Defense System. southfront.org File image. | Iranian sources have revealed new information on a domestically-made short-range air-defense system that was showcased for the first time during the On October 16, Fars News Agency journalist Mohammad Shaltouki revealed that the system is dubbed "Zubin". According to Shaltouki, the system is the land-based variant of the "Nawab" air-defense…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-17). Seis jefes militares maltratadores pasarán a retiro en Colombia. telesurtv.net Las dependencias por las que responden giran en torno a la inteligencia militar, el Comando General y varias divisiones.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Covid Queries: Altered DNA and microchips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: I've heard some theories circulating about the COVID-19 vaccine, including that it was developed to control the general population through microchip tracking or "nanotransducers" in our brains. I've also heard that it will alter my DNA. Are these theories true? A: No, those assertions are false. "There is absolutely not a microchip in the vaccine," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca and New Prague. "Also, there's no…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Christina Zorn, J.D., named Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Christina Zorn, J.D., chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic. She will succeed Jeff Bolton, who announced in August that he will retire from Mayo Clinic on Nov. 30. "I extend my sincere congratulations to Christina in her new role as Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO. "She is a values-driven servant leader with a strong track record of contributions to our organization. She brings unique…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Expert Alert: Advancing individualized medicine through genomics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The virtual 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Oct. 8—9 will highlight the latest discoveries, diagnostics, therapeutics and emerging approaches in the field of genomics. Attendees will hear from renowned experts and learn first-hand how individualized medicine is transforming clinical practice, research and education. Highlighted topics will include artificial intelligence, health disparities, precision oncology, microbiome, genomic clinical applications and challenges, and many others. Taking the virtual center stage will be keynote speakers Gianrico…

_____ (2021-10-17). Brazil: GM Workers Reject Contract, Continue Strike In Defiance Of Union. popularresistance.org The readiness of workers to continue their struggle for jobs and decent wages is an expression of the growing resistance of the working class in Brazil and worldwide to the assault on their living conditions and the ruling class's demand for a new "normal" of mass COVID-19 infections. Recently, strikes in defense of living conditions were also conducted by Jurong shipyard workers in Espírito Santo, metalworkers in Paraná, app delivery workers throughout Brazil, and yesterday by teachers and municipal employees in Sà£o Paulo. | Since the beginning of the year, the living conditions of the working class have…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips to meet the challenges of breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Breastfeeding has many benefits. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby. Breast milk is easier than commercial formula for babies to digest, and the antibodies in breast milk boost a baby's immune system. Breastfeeding might even help a new mother lose weight after the baby is born. But breastfeeding can be challenging. New parents may worry about whether their child is getting enough milk and wonder how often they should breastfeed….

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-10-17). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-17). Pdte. Lasso advierte que disolverá Asamblea Nacional de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Expresó que disolverá el Legislativo si este no aprueba proyectos de leyes que le enviará en los próximos días.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: Flu during a pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you had your flu shot yet? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over 6 months get a flu shot every season with rare exceptions. Now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the flu. And you can get both shots at the same time. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/vGrUz75YoiI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 12) is in the downloads at the end of…

Verónica Zapata (2021-10-17). The conquest of America: the situation of the indigenous today. pressenza.com The creation of nation states in America went hand in hand with the creation of "normal schools" whose educational objective was to homogenise the population on the basis of a single culture, European culture. From there, the prevailing narrative was…

Hamilton Nolan (2021-10-17). Dollar General Workers Stare Down Historic Union Vote. zcomm.org With little national attention, a Connecticut Dollar General store could soon help unions crack a vital low-wage industry…

Philippe Moal (2021-10-17). "Some clues for non-violence": 4- Is there more or less violence than yesterday? pressenza.com We transmit to you the study "Some clues for non-violence" by Philippe Moal, in the form of 12 chapters. The general table of contents is as follows: 1- Where are we going? 2- The difficult transition from violence to non-violence….

scorinoco (2021-10-17). Amajac Woman to Replace Columbus Statue in Mexico City. orinocotribune.com The placement of the statue of an Indigenous woman in the Reforma Boulevard is considered an act of social and historical justice. | On October 12, celebrated as the Day of the Pluricultural Nation in Mexico, Claudia Sheinbaum, mayor of Mexico City, announced that a replica of the Young Woman of Amajac will take the place on the Reforma Boulevard from where the statue of Christopher Columbus was removed. The mayor made this announcement as she presented a project for the construction of the new monument, dedicated to the indigenous peoples of Mexico and as homage to their resistance against colonization. | "We fe…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). A third chance for a young breast cancer patient. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Breast cancer does not discriminate ‚Äï a truth that a young Florida woman knows three times over. While in college, Jessica Florence found a lump on her right breast. The 21-year-old initially did not believe what she found was serious until she was in pain and experiencing other symptoms. Watch: A third chance for a young breast cancer patient. www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpSCKDvt7KA Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-10-17). Why Record Numbers of Workers Are Quitting and Striking. zcomm.org Taken together with a sharp increase in union strikes, the mass resignations of individuals indicate a deep worker dissatisfaction across the nation.

teleSUR, HIM, MER (2021-10-17). Tribunal boliviano sentencia que autoproclamación de Jeanine àÅñez fue inconstitucional. telesurtv.net La sentencia de la Justicia boliviana refiere que, en 2019, la situación no era la correspondiente para una sucesión 'ipso facto'.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-17). Houthis Say Their Forces Captured Five Districts In Shabwah, Ma'irb In New Large-Scale Operation. southfront.org Brigadier General Yahya Sari, spokesman of the Yemeni Armed Forces. Source: almasirah.net.ye | On October 17, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that their fighters captured an area of 3,200 square kilometers in the central Yemeni provinces of Shabwah and Ma'rib from Saudi-backed forces during a new large-scale operation, dubbed "Spring of Victory". | Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Houthis, said that the group's fighters captured the districts of Usaylan, Bayhan and Ain in Shabwah as well as the districts of H…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Blood donors urgently needed in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center in Rochester, Minnesota, urgently needs donations of Type O-positive and Type O-negative blood. "We are continuing to suffer a national blood shortage. As a result, blood products are still difficult to bring in from external sources to supplement our local collection capabilities," says Camille van Buskirk, M.D., medical director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program. "Despite these dire blood product shortages, the constant need for blood products for our patients…

TASS (2021-10-17). No prospects for talks between Russian and Ukrainian leaders yet – Kremlin. tass.com Since Kiev seeks to withdraw from the Minsk agreements…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Can medications and supplements interact with one another? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As I have gotten older, doctors have placed me on more medications, such as for blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, as I age, I have chosen to take some supplements that are supposed to improve my memory, reduce cholesterol and prevent cancer. Should I worry about these supplements interacting with one another or my medications? ANSWER: With age come more chronic health conditions. Also, some people may develop deficiencies in certain vitamins as they…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-17). Military Situation In Yemen On October 17, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 253 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 16, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 6 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On October 16, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 24 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 16, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Hazm district | On October 17, clashes between Ansar Allah a…

Maria Fernanda Barreto (2021-10-17). The Scramble for Catatumbo. orinocotribune.com By María Fernanda Barreto — Oct 15, 2021 | The beautiful and strategic Catatumbo River originates in Colombia in the department of Norte de Santander and runs 240 kilometers until it reaches the Venezuelan border. From there it enters the state of Zulia, and flows its last 210 kilometers to empty its waters into Lake Maracaibo. Its basin occupies more than 24,000 sq km, most of that in Colombian territory. | By the 17th century, the Catatumbo River was a main route for trade flowing between Bogotá and Maracaibo, since the courses of the rivers Zulia and Catatumbo to Lake Maracaibo was much more expeditious,…

Dr. Angela Durante (2021-10-17). A Letter to the Unvaccinated. globalresearch.ca First posted by Global …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-17). Shaping US Middle East Policy Amidst Failing States, Failed Democratization And Increased Activism. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by The future of US engagement in the Middle East hangs in the balance. | Two decades of forever war in Afghanistan and continued military engagement in Iraq and elsewhere in the region have prompted debate about what constitutes a US interest in the Middle East. China, and to a lesser degree Russia, loom large in the debate as America's foremost strategic and geopolitical challenges. | Questions about US interests have also sparked discussion about whether the United States can best achiev…

US Department of Justice (2021-10-17). Video: Pfizer Has a Criminal Record. Is It Relevant? globalresearch.ca Introductory note | In September 2009,

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic celebrates 35 years in Florida. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In the 35 years since its opening, Mayo Clinic in Florida has become one of the premier medical destination centers in the Southeast while garnering the No. 1 spot in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings in Florida and contributing more than $2 billion annually to Florida's economy. In 1986, Mayo Clinic brought its team approach to health care from Rochester, Minnesota, to the Southeast when it opened the clinic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Expert Alert: Back and neck pain treatments cover self-care to surgery; prevention is key. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Spine Day is Oct. 16 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When back or neck pain strikes, normal activity is disrupted. Seeking relief for back or neck pain is one of the most common reasons people go to their health care provider or miss work. "The spinal column of the back and neck is made up of many joints, and each of those joints can degenerate and cause pain," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Continuing progress in battle against COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "October is going to be a very exciting month in the U.S., regarding COVID-19 vaccines," says Dr. Gregory Poland, head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "On Oct. 14 the Federal Drug Administration is going to look at COVID-19 boosters for Moderna. On Oct. 15, (the FDA will review) boosters for Johnson & Johnsons' COVID-19 vaccine. And on Oct. 29, the FDA will look at extending emergency use for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children down to…

_____ (2021-10-17). Climate Activists Resume Weeklong Protest At Capitol. popularresistance.org Indigenous groups and other environmental activists marched to the Capitol Friday as they continued a weeklong protest demanding that Congress and the Biden administration stop new fossil fuel projects and act with greater urgency on climate change. Nearly 80 people were arrested on the fifth day of the "People vs. Fossil Fuels" protest. That brings the total arrested during the week to more than 600, organizers said.

F. William Engdahl (2021-10-17). What's Not Being Said About the Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine. "Human Guinea Pigs"? globalresearch.ca The Pharma giant Pfizer use an experimental technology known as gene editing, specifically mRNA gene-editing, something never before used in vaccines. Before we rush to get jabbed in hopes of some immunity, we should know more about the radical experimental technology and its lack of precision.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Hope for patients with post-COVID syndrome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Long-haul COVID," "long COVID" and "post-COVID syndrome" are references to patients who have been infected with COVID-19 and are still experiencing long-term effects and symptoms."Estimates show that 10%—30% of people who become infected with COVID-19 will end up coming down with long-haul COVID," says Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn, medical director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program. "And it does look like that long-haul COVID could be a new chronic infection for some folks and be a new baseline." The World Health Organization recently gave…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Consumer Health: What do you know about liver cancer? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about liver cancer. More than 42,000 new cases of primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 30,000 people will die of these diseases, according to the American Cancer Society. Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your liver, which is a football-sized organ in the upper…

Peter Koenig (2021-10-17). Does the PCR Test Affect the Pineal Gland? Humans and "Transhumans". Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger. globalresearch.ca There is hardly …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-17). Texas Guardsmen Shot By Heavily Armed Cartel Gunmen At Border. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Originally published on Heavily armed drug cartels are becoming more aggressive along the Texas-Mexico border amid President Biden's immigration crisis. Last week, Fox News' Bill Melugin captured cartel members

Anonymous103 (2021-10-17). Russian Film Crew Returned To Earth After Filming First Movie In Space. southfront.org

Fight Back (2021-10-17). Angry mothers and students protest a proposed charter high school in East LA. fightbacknews.org East Los Angeles, CA – Over a 100 students, teachers and parents from Garfield High School (GHS) held a protest in East Los Angeles on October 13, against a planned construction of a new charter high school. | East Los Angeles unincorporated area has become saturated with private charter schools, causing a crisis in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) public schools. Mother Antonieta Garcia spoke about the damage another charter school will cause to public schools and the environment. GHS students led chants denouncing the charter school. | Garfield High School is being threatened with the construction of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Next steps, new leader for Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Cheryl Willman was named executive director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Programs, and director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in May. In this role, Dr. Willman is leading the expansion and strategic development of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, as well as newly developing Mayo Clinic global cancer programs in London and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as…

Staff (2021-10-16). [BREAKING] Venezuelan Government Envoy Alex Saab Extradited to the United States. venezuelanalysis.com The Maduro administration blasted the contractor's "kidnapping" and suspended dialogue with the US-backed opposition.

sputniknews (2021-10-16). Venezuelan Government to Suspend Negotiations With Opposition Over Extradition of Alex Saab to US. sputniknews.com Earlier on Saturday, Alex Saab, a Colombian-born Venezuelan national with business ties to a Venezuelan food distribution and subsidies program, was placed on a US Department of Justice-chartered flight to the US, where he faces money laundering charges. Saab had remained in Cape Verde for some sixteen months after he was detained by authorities.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-16). Venezuelan Diplomat Kidnapped by the United States. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News President of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Jorge Rodriguez, who heads the government delegation in dialogue with the opposition behind held in Mexico. The Venezuelan government has denounced the kidnapping of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, by the government of the United States, aided by Cape Verdean authorities who tortured Saab and kept him…

Labor Video Project (2021-10-16). AFT-UC Lecturers Rally/March For Wages & Against Contract Labor. indybay.org UCB AFT lecturers rallied and marched for living wages and also against contract labor which are the conditions that the workers face.

WSWS (2021-10-16). As Australia hits record COVID infections, Victorian Labor government spearheads homicidal policies against children. wsws.org Labor is implementing policies that can only be described as a deliberate attempt to infect tens of thousands of school children with a potentially lethal disease.

WSWS repost (2021-10-16). Australian government, Labor silent over revelations CIA planned to kill or kidnap Assange. indybay.org Hardly any media outlets have even asked whether the Australian authorities knew about the US plans to murder or kidnap an Australian citizen and journalist.

Staff (2021-10-16). 5 Charts Show How Tax Reform Can Tackle Bad Corporate Behavior. truthout.org The Build Back Better agenda under negotiation in Congress includes sweeping public investments to make our economy more equitable, sustainable, and resilient in the face of future crises. Another major potential benefit: several tax reforms on the table to help pay for the plan would also reduce economic inequality and curb harmful corporate behavior. | Here we highlight corporate tax proposals in play on Capitol Hill that are designed to discourage corporate tax dodging and offshoring, excessive CEO pay,…

sputniknews (2021-10-16). Biden Admits He Will Have to 'Build Back Better' With Less, Is 'Not Going to Get $3.5 Trillion'. sputniknews.com The size of Joe Biden's much-touted $3.5 trillion Build Back Better economic plan, aimed, among other things, at expanding child care, paid leave, Medicare, extending enhanced household tax credits and promoting green energy, has met with both staunch Republican opposition and driven a wedge between progressive and moderate Democrats.

Staff (2021-10-16). Machin Lashes Out After Sanders Condemns Obstruction of Biden Agenda. truthout.org Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia lashed out Friday after a major newspaper in his home state published an op-ed by Sen. Bernie Sanders that called out Manchin's obstruction of his own party's Build Back Better reconciliation package. | "Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs," Manchin

Staff (2021-10-16). Manchin Lashes Out After Sanders Condemns Obstruction of Biden Agenda. truthout.org Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia lashed out Friday after a major newspaper in his home state published an op-ed by Sen. Bernie Sanders that called out Manchin's obstruction of his own party's Build Back Better reconciliation package. | "Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs," Manchin

Misión Verdad (2021-10-16). The Real Reason Behind Opposition Infighting. orinocotribune.com The following is a translation of the report of the Samuel Robinson Institute for October 14, 2021. | As a fallout of the recent scandals surrounding the Venezuelan company Monómeros, which was hijacked by Juan Guaidó in 2019 and is currently in a highly vulnerable position, the divisions intrinsic to anti-Chavismo have returned to the fore; this time, however, with a different content. | The Context | The intervention in Monómeros by the Superintendency of Corporations (a regulating body attached to the Colombian Ministry of Commerce) was followed by allegations of corruption from Humberto Calderón Berti and a s…

_____ (2021-10-16). US Writes Belarus Into Its Familiar Regime-Change Script. popularresistance.org Minsk, Belarus — Quietly, the U.S. national security state is turning up the heat on Belarus, hoping that the ex-Soviet country of 9 million will be the next casualty of its regime-change agenda. This sentiment was made clear in President Joe Biden's recent speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Biden announced that the U.S. would pursue "relentless diplomacy" finding "new ways of lifting people up around the world, of renewing and defending democracy." The 46th president was explicit in whom he meant by this: "The democratic world is everywhere. It lives in the anti-corruption activists, the human…

Anna Massoglia (2021-10-16). Pandora Papers Reveal Offshore Finances of the Global Elite Currying Influence in U.S. globalresearch.ca

Anna Massoglia (2021-10-16). Pandora Papers Reveal Offshore Finances of the Global Elite Currying Influence in the U.S. globalresearch.ca

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-16). *BONUS* Are Marxists just bossy? anchor.fm We're constantly told that Marxists are just trying to demand that people listen to them, or that we're just "classist" "elitist" because we say that there are correct or incorrect ways to struggle. But is that the case? You tell me!

Free West Media (2021-10-16). Video: The Pandemic is a Global Coup d'état. Reiner Fàºllmich. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-16). Stop Cambo: Youth Activists Confront Shell CEO At TED Talk. popularresistance.org Environmental campaigners took over the stage at the TED Countdown conference in Edinburgh which was hosting a panel discussion with Royal Dutch Shell CEO, Ben van Beurden. The activists say they raised concerns with TED Countdown organisers that a fossil fuel company, like Shell, has no place speaking at an event that positions itself as a "global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis". Despite calls from activists to remove van Beurden from the panel, he was allowed to retain his speaking slot on the main stage.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-10-16). Abolitionism and the Threat of Reformism: An Online Panel Hosted by Forest City Anarchists. itsgoingdown.org Announcing an online forum on abolitionism and the threat of reformism. Hosted by Forest City Anarchists. On Saturday October 23rd at 7PM EST, join us on Twitch for a live discussion about abolitionism, the threat of reformism, and how it all relates to the state. We have several guests lined up to cover these topics…

_____ (2021-10-16). Food Sovereignty, A Manifesto For The Future Of Our Planet. popularresistance.org It offers a vision for our collective future, and defines the principles around which we organize our daily living and co-exist with Mother Earth. It is a celebration of life and all the diversity around us. It embraces every element of our cosmos; the sky above our heads, the land beneath our feet, the air we breathe, the forests, the mountains, valleys, farms, oceans, rivers and ponds. It recognizes and protects the inter-dependency between eight million species that share this home with us. | We inherited this collective wisdom from our ancestors, who ploughed the land and waded the waters for 10,000 years, a…

Doug Bandow (2021-10-16). "Lift Sanctions, Save Lives". Time for Washington to Stop Sanctioning the World: US Arrogance Leaves Trail of Innocent Victims Behind. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Richard Hardigan (2021-10-16). From the Congo to Greece: Profile of a Refugee and his Journey. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-16). Group Home Workers Launch Strike Against Low Wages And Benefits. popularresistance.org Group home workers in Connecticut went on strike on Tuesday morning after talks with their employer, Sunrise Northeast, broke down. The workers are demanding higher wages, affordable health benefits and pensions. | Sunrise runs 28 group home and day care programs for the intellectually disabled throughout Connecticut. Workers formed picket lines in front of the company's homes in New London, Hartford, Danielson and Columbia. | The workers' responsibilities include helping residents to shower and dress and reminding them to take their medication. Like other health care workers, the group home workers have been ris…

_____ (2021-10-16). Hospitals Brace For Strikes As Workers Protest Staff Shortages. popularresistance.org As weary health care workers across California enter the 19th month of the pandemic, thousands are walking off the job and onto the picket line, demanding more staffing. | The strikes and rallies threaten to cripple hospital operations that have been inundated by the COVID-19 Delta surge as well as patients seeking long-delayed care. | More than two dozen hospitals across the state — including some Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health facilities and USC Keck Medicine — have experienced strikes by engineers, janitorial staff, respiratory therapists, nurses, midwives, physical therapists and technicians…

Joris Leverink (2021-10-16). Countering the UK's counter-terror industrial complex. roarmag.org A soldier and armed police take part in Op TEMPERER — the mobilization plan for military support to the police service in response to a major terrorist attack. Credit: Following the Taliban's return to power and the spectacular collapse of the Afghan shell government this August, much has been made of how little has changed since the United States and its allies launched the Global War on Terror on October 7, 2001, when they invaded Afghanistan. The lessons of the past two decades also seem to have…

Staff (2021-10-16). Guaidó vs. the Opposition: The Fight is Public Now. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan opposition is now in a publicly acknowledged feud with Juan Guaidó and its internal struggles are now in the open. The last few days have seen a "give and take" of remarks regarding the disaster surrounding Pequiven subsidiary Monómeros, Venezuelan state company based in Colombia that was taken over by former deputy Juan Guaidó and fugitive from Venezuelan justice Leopoldo López after Colombian President Iván Duque recognized Guaidó's "interim" government. | A few weeks ago, Monómeros filed for bankruptcy and this has been the trigger for a partisan war between Voluntad Popular (VP) and Primero Jus…

Paul Dobson (2021-10-16). Borrell 'Interventionism' Puts EU November Electoral Mission to Venezuela at Risk. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-16). What We Know About The RCMP's Resource Extraction Protection Unit. popularresistance.org The RCMP's "Community-Industry Response Group" (C-IRG) could also be described as a resource extraction protection unit. It's militarized responses to land defenders at Fairy Creek, Wet'suwet'en, or, most recently, Gidimt'en Checkpoint, have demonstrated which side of "community" versus "industry" the group is on. Here's what we know: | According to the RCMP: | "The Community-Industry Response Group (C-IRG) was created in 2017 to provide strategic oversight addressing energy industry incidents and related public order, national security and crime issues." | The RCMP adds: "The C-IRG uses a measured approach in fa…

Doug Bandow (2021-10-16). "Lift Sanctions, Save Lives": Time for Washington To Stop Sanctioning the World: US Arrogance Leaves Trail of Innocent Victims Behind. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-16). President Maduro Sends Letter to King of Spain Demanding Respect for Victims of Colonial Occupation. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, October 14, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, sent a letter to the King of Spain, Felipe de Borbón, demanding respect for the memory of the ancestors of the American peoples, who, 529 years ago, were subjugated under the occupation of the Spanish empire, and suffered centuries of violence, genocide and destruction. Through his Twitter account, the Venezuelan president shared the letter in which he expressed his condemnation of the fact that Spain "intends to minimize and falsify the events that occurred during the so-called Conquest of America in the 15th century." | In this regard, the Ven…

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-10-16). Afghanistan: Russia Draws Redlines for U.S. Moscow Will Not Accept U.S. Military Presence in Central Asia. globalresearch.ca

Kelley B. Vlahos (2021-10-16). The Guantanamo Detention Center: Men 'Cleared' for Release from GITMO is a Cruel, Twisted Joke. globalresearch.ca

Sarah Lazare (2021-10-16). Lockheed Martin Is Lobbying Against Biden's Reconciliation Bill While Pushing Targeted Bailout of Weapons Industry. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-16). Localization: Taking Climate Action Beyond The COP. popularresistance.org As the world looks towards COP26 for climate action, a newly launched guide shows individuals, communities and policymakers how to make a real hands-on difference in their own localities. | Created by international nonprofit Local Futures, the Guide features no less than 146 actions that can help reduce emissions, pollution, consumption and waste, while strengthening local communities and economies. They include everything from growing organic food and moving your money, to setting up farmers' markets, community investment funds and co-operative businesses. They also include suggestions for those with an eye to p…

Dean Baker (2021-10-16). If This is a Wage-Price Spiral, Why Are Profits Soaring? cepr.net That's the question millions are asking, even if economic reporters are not. The classic story of a wage price spiral is that workers demand higher pay, employers are then forced to pass on higher wages in higher prices, which then leads workers to demand higher pay, repeat. We are seeing many stories telling us that …

Staff (2021-10-16). CNE Meets European Union Chargé d'Affairs in Caracas (Borrell's Interventionist Comments). orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 15, the president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela, Pedro Calzadilla, met with the charge d'affaires of the European Union mission in Caracas, Rafael Dochao. Dochao was summoned by the Venezuelan national electoral body as part of the efforts to breach the impasse caused by the interventionist statements made by the EU High Representative for External Relations, Josep Borrell, on October 8. | As the CNE informed through a press release, during the meeting, Calzadilla ratified the CNE's efforts to maintain the EU electoral observation mission, which had been formally agreed o…

_____ (2021-10-16). Why Hollywood Workers Are Threatening A Massive Strike. popularresistance.org Roughly 60,000 film and television workers in Los Angeles and other cities plan to walk off the job early Monday if the major studios don't offer a satisfactory union contract before then. It would be the largest strike to hit the U.S. private sector in 14 years.

_____ (2021-10-16). Youth Activists Confront Shell CEO At TED Talk. popularresistance.org Environmental campaigners took over the stage at the TED Countdown conference in Edinburgh which was hosting a panel discussion with Royal Dutch Shell CEO, Ben van Beurden. | The activists say they raised concerns with TED Countdown organisers that a fossil fuel company, like Shell, has no place speaking at an event that positions itself as a "global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis". | Despite calls from activists to remove van Beurden from the panel, he was allowed to retain his speaking slot on the main stage. | One young activist, only named as Lauren, was invited onto the…

_____ (2021-10-16). Hospitals Brace For Strikes As California Workers Protest Staff Shortages. popularresistance.org As weary health care workers across California enter the 19th month of the pandemic, thousands are walking off the job and onto the picket line, demanding more staffing. The strikes and rallies threaten to cripple hospital operations that have been inundated by the COVID-19 Delta surge as well as patients seeking long-delayed care. More than two dozen hospitals across the state have experienced strikes by engineers, janitorial staff, respiratory therapists, nurses, midwives, physical therapists and technicians over the past four months.

Editor2 (2021-10-16). Announcement — Webinar on November 21 Elections in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Webinar with Jesús Rodriguez-Espinoza, Editor of the TITLE: November 21st Elections in Venezuela — One more sign of Bolivarian Democracy | Online event: October 20, 5PM PST — 8PM EST and Caracas time. | The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has had more than two dozen democratic elections since 1999. Chavismo has been ratified in the polls consistently by Venezuelans. El…

_____ (2021-10-16). The Obama Presidential Center Will Displace Black People. popularresistance.org The soon to be constructed Barack Obama Presidential Center poses a great danger to the surrounding Black neighborhoods on the South Shore of Chicago. In fact, thanks to this $500 million, 19-acre homage to the 44th president, there may not be any Black people living there much longer. | Families are already facing rent increases and homes that were once moderately priced are now unaffordable to Black working people. These market manipulations are integral to the gentrification model of urban development. The end result is always a displaced and dispersed Black population. | This crisis is but the latest Obama sl…

Judicial Watch (2021-10-16). Docs Show Fetal Organ Trafficking Horrors. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2021-10-16). What Happens When Doctors Buck Government Narrative on COVID? globalresearch.ca

Juan Cole (2021-10-16). Band of 30 militant Israeli Squatters attack Palestinian Farmers, Steal Olive Harvest in continued Sabotage that has seen 1 mn Olive Trees destroyed by Israelis since 1967. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — On Friday, some thirty militant Israeli squatters on Palestinian land in the West Bank attacked Palestinian farmers harvesting olives from their orchards at Salfit. At the same time the Israeli occupation army blocked other farmers from reaching their olive orchards near the large squatter settlement of Ariel, built on land …

TASS (2021-10-16). Climate change issue may be on agenda of Russia-US cooperation – Russia's deputy PM. tass.com Russian President Vladimir Putin's statements regarding hydrocarbon neutrality level before 2060 was welcomed and voiced at every meeting, Overchuk said…

_____ (2021-10-16). Bellingcat Funded by U.S. and UK Intelligence Contractors That Aided Extremists in Syria. strategic-culture.org Supposedly "independent" website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc — and reaped massive profits — in Syria. | By Kit KLARENBERG | Since its launch in July 2014, the self-styled open-source investigations website Bellingcat has cemented itself as a darling of mainstream Western media, with its dives into alleged Syrian government

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-16). Who Was Killed in Abbottabad in May 2011? Osama bin Laden or Someone Else? Pentagon Ordered Purge of Osama "Death Files" from Data Bank. globalresearch.ca This article was first published in July 2013 following the Pentagon's Decision to Purge the bin Laden "death files" from the Pentagon's data bank. | The decision was justified "to protect the names of the personnel involved in the …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). New Escalation: Israel Assassinated Syrian Official, Ex-Lawmaker In Al-Quneitra. southfront.org File image. | On October 16, the Israeli military assassinated Medhat al-Saleh, director of the Golan Affairs Office in the Syrian government. | According to the Beirut-based al-Mayadeen TV, al-Shaleh was shot and killed by the Israeli military while he was visiting 'Ayn At Tina site, which is located right on the Separation of Forces Line that separates Syria's al-Quneitra from the Israeli-occupied part of the Golan Heights. | The Syrian government has not commented on the incident so far; neither did Israeli whi…

WSWS (2021-10-16). Dana workers: We should be on strike! wsws.org A growing strike wave of historical proportions is taking place against decades of attacks on living standards and working conditions, and we must be a part of it.

WSWS (2021-10-16). UK-European Union conflict over Northern Ireland Protocol amid spiralling national tensions. wsws.org Preparations are already being made in Europe for a trade war should Britain reject the EU's proposals and trigger Article 16.

Staff (2021-10-16). The Postal Service Can Do More to Be Present in the 21st Century. truthout.org Janine Jackson interviewed Lisa Graves about the fight for…

Fra Hughes (2021-10-16). Hillary Clinton Installed as New Chancellor of Queens University Belfast. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — Oct 12, 2021 | The promotion of a warmonger like Clinton to a seat of learning must surely be, at the very least, controversial, and at the very most a shameful act of denial of power abuse that she, her husband, and the corporate imperialist American political system represent. | A protest of 50 people organized by Lasair Dhearg, an Irish republican socialist and anti-imperialist party gathered on University road at 11 am as Hilary Clinton posed for journalists and television crews covering her inauguration as the first female Chancellor of Queens University Belfast. | People chanting 'shame…

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2021-10-16). Pdte. peruano espera fortalecer relación comercial con China. telesurtv.net El mandatario comentó que el comercio con China posibilita generar mayores oportunidades de crecimiento económico.

Jeremy Loffredo (2021-10-16). Hospital Denies Life-Saving Kidney Transplant for Woman Who Had COVID and Won't Get Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Sharmila Devi (2021-10-16). [World Report] Syria and Iraq facing severe drought. thelancet.com Climate change and conflict are driving a humanitarian emergency that threatens 12 million people. Sharmila Devi reports.

Walker Bragman (2021-10-16). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: National Monuments Restored. dailyposter.com

Richard Horton (2021-10-16). [Comment] Offline: The generation of ghosts. thelancet.com What happened to our ambition for a different, better world? One has to go back to World War 2 to find a time when our species faced a catastrophe on the scale of this COVID-19 pandemic. In the early 1940s, there were some observers of the mounting global chaos who recognised a need to create a new world order. In England, two writers stood out, and their far-reaching visions contrast sharply with the surprising lack of aspiration shown by my generation today.

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-10-16). Dozens injured as army and police brutally attack pro-democracy protesters in Swaziland. peoplesdispatch.org Swaziland is seeing a fresh round of protests against the rule of Mswati III, Africa's last absolute monarch. Despite severe repression, students, transport workers, civil servants and other sections of society are out on the streets…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-16). Asamblea Nacional repudia asesinato de adolescentes venezolanos en Colombia. telesurtv.net Los diputados se adhirieron a la demanda que el Gobierno de Venezuela presentará contra Colombia ante la Corte Penal Internacional…

WSWS (2021-10-16). Widespread global participation in second school strike against COVID threat to children. wsws.org The strike received massive support globally, with the central hashtag for the event, #SchoolStrike2021, tweeted nearly 7,500 times and videos submitted from Britain, the US, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, Poland, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand.

The Lancet (2021-10-16). [Editorial] Malaria vaccine approval: a step change for global health. thelancet.com On Oct 6, WHO announced that it will be recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine for children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with moderate-to-high Plasmodium falciparum transmission. Malaria has ravaged people's lives for centuries; today the burden falls disproportionately on children in tropical regions. 229 million cases were recorded in 2019, and 409‚Äà000 people lost their lives, two-thirds of whom were younger than 5 years and living in sub-Saharan Africa.

Cira Pascual Marquina (2021-10-16). The imprint of an insurrectional past: a conversation with Iraida Vargas and Mario Sanoja. mronline.org Two eminent anthropologists talk about Venezuela's history and its relation to the present.

David Giesen (2021-10-16). Saturday 10/16: Walk, Don't Run: the US' heretofore wipeout encounter with social justice. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

WSWS (2021-10-16). Online meeting: No retreat from elimination! Mobilise the New Zealand and international working class to defeat COVID-19. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Group is holding an online public meeting on Saturday, October 23, at 4: 30 p.m. (NZ time) to discuss the urgent need for working people to organise a fight for a scientific strategy to eliminate COVID-19 nationally, and eradicate the deadly virus globally.

UFCLP (2021-10-16). Wednesday 10/20: Support October 20 South Korean General Strike For Equality & Free KCTU President Yang Ky. indybay.org South Korean Consulate | 3500 Clay St., San Francisco…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-10-16). Court Strikes Down Oil Industry Pollution Protections in Monterey County. indybay.org Decision Increases Pressure on Gov. Newsom to Stop New Oil Wells…

WSWS (2021-10-16). Paulo Freire and the pedagogy of the pseudo-left. wsws.org No aspect of Freire's work has anything whatsoever to do with Marxism, the struggle to build a revolutionary party of the working class, or the development of a socialist pedagogy.

WSWS (2021-10-16). Deadly fire in Taiwan leaves nearly 50 people dead. wsws.org The blaze in the run-down apartment building highlights the dangerous and precarious conditions in which many working class people are forced to live.

WSWS (2021-10-16). Why Taiwan is an explosive flashpoint for a US-China war. wsws.org To understand the great dangers posed by the Biden administration's deliberately inflammatory actions it is necessary to examine the historical background.

Editor (2021-10-16). Why the climate movement needs the working class. mronline.org The scale of the climate crisis has driven a new generation of radical young activists to demand "system change, not climate change".

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-16). U.S. to provide Georgia with more Javelin missiles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com How will Georgian defence agencies be funded in 2022? In order to ensure the consistent and continuous development of the Georgian army, a higher defence budget has been outlined for the coming year. The 10-year plan includes: Purchase of an additional batch of Javelin anti-tank missiles from the United States in 2021 Start of production …

WSWS (2021-10-16). Polish Constitutional Court ruling deepens EU crisis. wsws.org The Polish Constitutional Court ruled that the European Court of Justice has no right to make decisions about the Polish judiciary.

Dean Baker (2021-10-16). The Preventable Horrors of the Pandemic and the Short Case for Open Research. zcomm.org By allowing the pandemic to spread largely unchecked in the developing world, we gave it the opportunity to mutate into more vaccine-resistant forms that will continue to reverberate in the months and years to come…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-16). Military Situation In Yemen On October 16, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 15, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On October 15, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 15, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Hazm district | On October 16, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the Jubah district | On October 16, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the west of Marib city…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-16). Saudi Coalition: Over 180 Houthis Killed Near Yemen's Maarib. news.antiwar.com Saudi coalition officials reported Friday that they conducted another operation against the Houthis in Yemen, Reports of huge Houthi death tolls are almost a daily occurrence in Yemen, with over 100 killed almost every day this week. The Houthis, however, have been making gains, and control parts of Maarib city and surrounding districts. | Heavy fighting around Maarib has made aid deliveries increasingly difficult, which is…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-10-16). California Protects Leatherback Sea Turtles as Endangered. indybay.org Decision Comes in Time for Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day…

WSWS (2021-10-16). SEP (Australia) public meeting: A socialist program to eradicate COVID-19. Become an electoral member of the SEP today. wsws.org The October 31 online meeting will discuss a program to eradicate COVID-19, and the relationship between the homicidal pandemic policies of the ruing elite and the anti-democratic electoral laws.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-10-16). 27,247 Deaths and 2,563,768 Injuries Following COVID Shots in European Database — Taiwan Records More Deaths from Vaccine than Virus. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-16). Voice of America: confront Russian invasions and occupations in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Defense Secretary Heads to Eastern Europe, NATO Next Week U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin heads to Europe next week for talks with allies concerned about Russia and what the NATO military alliance will focus on now that the withdrawal from Afghanistan is complete. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports. Video…

Editor2 (2021-10-16). A Critique of Western Marxism's Purity Fetish. orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido — Oct 13, 2021 | Western Marxism suffers largely from the same symptom as Scott Fitzgerald's Jay Gatsby — each's fixation on perfection and purity leaves perpetually unfulfilled all that it claims to desire. On one hand, Jay seeks a return to the purity of his first encounter with Daisy, and in the impossibility of this return to purity, the actual potential for a relationship is lost. On the other hand, western Marxists seek a pure form of socialism, but in the impossibility of such a purity arising, they lose the potential to actuate or defend any socialist revolution. The purity…

Ashley Curtin (2021-10-16). Wells Fargo announces commitment to join Net-Zero Banking Alliance and reach net-zero emissions by 2050. nationofchange.org "Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 means stopping financing for the expansion of fossil fuels now."

Anonymous103 (2021-10-16). Cheap Grace and Climate Change: Australia and COP26. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | It was not for everybody, but the shock advertising tactics of the Australian comedian Dan Ilic made an appropriate point. Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a famed coal hugger, has vacillated about whether to even go to the climate conference in Glasgow. Having himself turned the country's prime ministerial office into an extended advertising agency, Ilic was speaking his language. | The language was promoted through sponsored imagery in Times Square, New York, with advertising space purchased by a crowdfunding campaign of considerable success. Billb…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). Turkey's Losses In Syria Mounts With New Greater Idlib Attack That Left Seven Casualties (Photos). southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | Late on October 15, a convoy of the Turkish military came under attack as it was leaving the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where Ankara maintains a large force. | A heavy improvised explosive device struck the convoy as it was moving towards the Turkish border on the Bab al-Hawa highway in the eastern Idlib countryside. A Turkish BMC Kirpi MRAP [Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected] vehicle was…

WSWS (2021-10-16). US Circuit Court keeps Texas anti-abortion law in effect. wsws.org The majority of a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled on Friday to keep the anti-abortion Texas Heartbeat Act in effect pending the outcome of court challenges to it.

Anonymous765 (2021-10-16). U.S. DEVCOM Working On Compression Algorithm That Would Revolutionize Battlefield AI. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz…

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II (2021-10-16). America is now at the "most critical time, between life and death" zcomm.org Founder of Poor People's Movement says focusing so much on Trump and racism was a mistake — but "the fight is on"

WSWS (2021-10-16). UK: Unite and the RMT unions combine to prevent a fightback over pay at Stagecoach. wsws.org On the pretext of modest improvements in the original contemptible pay offers tabled, Unite's General Secretary Sharon Graham is shutting down disputes at an unprecedented speed. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union is playing the same role in the demobilisation of bus workers.

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-10-16). Massive Subsidies to Big Oil are Ongoing. indybay.org Welfare to fossil fuel industry costs taxpayers $20 billion a year and is a major contributor to global warming.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-16). ISIS Claims Responsibility For Kandahar Mosque Massacre, Shares Photo Of Suicide Bombers. southfront.org Anas al-Khorasani and Abu Ali al-Blushi as seen in a photo released by ISIS' Amaq. | ISIS branch in Afghanistan, ISIS-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K), has claimed responsibility for the In a statement released by its news agency, Amaq, the terrorist group said that the attack was carried out by two suicide bombers "Anas al-Khorasani" and "Abu…

John Rachel (2021-10-16). Personal interview: Lt. Col. William J. Astore What are the Prospects for Peace? nationofchange.org We speak with William J. Astore, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, about his ideas for improving the prospects for peace.

Dalia González Delgado (2021-10-16). Justice Democrats: øEl Tea Party de la izquierda? globalizacion.ca Bernie Sanders y Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez no son nombres extraños para los lectores habituales de Cubadebate. Pero si les digo Justice Democrats quizás sea menos conocido. En pocas palabras, se trata de una plataforma que está detrás de la elección al…

WSWS (2021-10-16). Ontario teacher protest for better PPE fiercely opposed by education unions. wsws.org The protest called for school staff across Ontario to wear superior masks to work, such as N95 respirators, rather than the surgical masks mandated by the provincial government and school boards.

Jason Ditz (2021-10-16). Israel Used Civilian Airliners as Cover in Attack on Syria. news.antiwar.com

Udani Samarasekera (2021-10-16). [World Report] Cautious optimism for malaria vaccine roll-out. thelancet.com The approval of a vaccine for malaria is a milestone in global health, but challenges remain. Udani Samarasekera reports.

Talha Burki (2021-10-16). [World Report] An interview with the Nobel Prize 2021 winners. thelancet.com Talha Burki speaks with Ardem Patapoutian and David Julius, winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of the receptors for temperature and touch.

Staff (2021-10-16). Armed activist shot by Kyle Rittenhouse during Kenosha riot sues city, county & police for 'conspiring with vigilantes'. rt.com Gage Grosskreutz, one of the armed activists shot by Kyle Rittenhouse during last year's riots in Kenosha, is blaming the authorities and police in the Wisconsin city for his injuries and is seeking monetary compensation. | In the Grosskreutz alleged that l…

sputniknews (2021-10-16). Over 40 Palestinians Injured in Clashes With Israeli Soldiers in West Bank — Red Crescent. sputniknews.com GAZA/TEL AVIV (Sputnik) — More than 40 Palestinians were injured on Friday in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, the Palestinian Red Crescent said.

Angela (2021-10-16). Saturday 10/16: Free virtual screening of the film "1948" indybay.org

Staff (2021-10-16). Survivors of Medical Abuse at ICE Jail in Georgia Are Still Waiting for Justice. truthout.org A year has passed since The federal complaint made international headlines after advocates filed it with the…

scorinoco (2021-10-16). Mapping Faultlines: The Dilemmas of Non-Alignment. orinocotribune.com By NewsClick — Oct 14, 2021 | Newsclick's Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the history and legacy of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) which marks 60 years this year. He explains the role NAM played over the decades, especially in strengthening the force of decolonization. He also analyzes the challenges before the group today. | Featured image: Former Prime Minister of India, Ja…

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2021-10-16). ONU advierte sobre aumento del hambre y la subalimentación. telesurtv.net La organización acotó que 140 millones de personas no pueden acceder a los alimentos que requieren.

Olivia Engling (2021-10-16). IMF: Wealthy and Poor Countries Face COVID Economic Challenges. indybay.org

_____ (2021-10-16). Debunking Anti-Chinese Psy Ops: Opium, Synthetic Cults and the Haunting of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. strategic-culture.org Whether we are looking at religious sects masquerading as Christian or Muslim fronts, or Asian scientology-esque Falun Gong cults Xi Jinping has some messy problems to deal with both within China and abroad. | In If the west were truly a beacon of liberty and if nation states were the o…

WSWS (2021-10-16). Podemos acquiesces to Spanish police persecution of second lawmaker. wsws.org Alberto Rodríguez, a Podemos lawmaker and former organization secretary of the party, has been convicted on fraudulent charges of abuse of a police officer.

Editor2 (2021-10-16). Vaccine Solidarity vs. Vaccine Diplomacy. orinocotribune.com By Becca Mohally Renk — Oct 14, 2021 | This week the Nicaraguan government announced that starting on October 20th it will be vaccinating children aged two to 17 with COVID-19 vaccines developed in Cuba. As soon as the announcement was made, my phone started buzzing as everyone I know sent each other the news. The excitement is palpable — two to 17 year olds represent nearly a third of Nicaragua's population, and with this announcement it feels like we are really on the home stretch of the pandemic. | After a slow COVID-19 vaccine roll out in due to unequal distribution of the vaccines around the world…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-16). Pentagon chief to meet president, defense minister in Ukraine, pledge support for "liberation of occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Defense Secretary to meet with Zelensky and Taran in Kyiv "In Ukraine, the Secretary will meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Minister of Defense Andrii Taran to reaffirm our unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. The visit will also serve as an opportunity to discuss Ukraine's progress with the implementation of defense …

Subodh Varma (2021-10-16). In just one year, Indians are paying almost 50% more for cooking gas. peoplesdispatch.org Meanwhile, prices for petrol and diesel have risen by 26% and 31% across the four metros. These hikes are due to the Narendra Modi government's relentless increasing of the excise duty on petroleum products…

Reproductive Justice Can't Wait (2021-10-16). Why They Marched in Danville. indybay.org Women's rights activists in Danville and San Ramon, two East Bay cities a few miles apart, joined forces for a march for reproductive justice on October 2nd.

teleSUR, jm, JGN (2021-10-16). Andrés Bello y su paso humanista por América Latina. telesurtv.net Andrés Bello es recordado como un insigne hombre de la academia, que dedicó gran parte de su vida al desarrollo de diversos campos del conocimiento humano.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-16). German Parties After The Elections: Greens. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | You can read this article in German: The Greens in Germany appear almost exclusively under this name today and they are usually also called by that name. You can even read a lot about Green on the homepage of their website, whereas the actual name of the party can only be discovered after long scrolling, ashamedly hidden as a graphic in the footer. | The party's real name, however, is Alliance 90/The Greens, a name that was chosen when the predominantly West German Greens united with the East Germ…

sputniknews (2021-10-16). Syria Accuses Israel of Killing Head of Cabinet's Golan Affairs Office – Reports. sputniknews.com CAIRO, October 17 (Sputnik) – The Syrian government has accused the Israeli military of shooting dead Midhat Saleh al-Saleh, the head of the office of the occupied Syrian Golan affairs at the Syrian cabinet, the state-run SANA news agency reports.

Victor Lee Lewis (2021-10-16). Tuesday 10/26: Hard Conversations: Whiteness, Race, and Social Justice. indybay.org Zoom, every Tuesday, for 5 weeks. Online classroom available during the course and for 3-months after the end of the course.

teleSUR, drl, JDO (2021-10-16). Lula se reúne con movimientos sociales del campo brasileño. telesurtv.net Forma parte de las actividades de conmemoración del Día Mundial de la Alimentación por el Partido de los Trabajadores.

_____ (2021-10-16). Community Guards: Self-Protection And Peoples' Autonomy. popularresistance.org An interview with the guard leaders of the Peasant, Cimarrona and Indigenous communities about the processes they have implemented since the beginning of the National Strike in Colombia. For them, self-justice goes beyond exercising authority; it means protecting their territory and the lives of those who inhabit their lands. | The National Popular Assembly (NPA) that took place on July 17—19 at the University of Valle, in Cali, was systematically targeted and sabotaged by public forces. But, the intervention of the Cimarrona, Indigenous and farmer community guards and the front-line protesters guaranteed a…

Staff (2021-10-16). Damned if you do: Russia has nothing to gain by cutting off ties with Ukraine. But, sadly, talking to Kiev doesn't help either. rt.com There's no point talking to Ukraine, former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev says, arguing Russia should wait for a friendlier government in Kiev. The only problem is there's almost no chance of that happening any time soon. | 'Nedogovorosposobnyi' is a Russian word with no English equivalent, describing somebody or something that is incapable of reaching agreements. There can be many reasons why a person or an organization is like this but, whatever the cause, talking to them is a waste of time. It's never going to get anywhere. | Ukraine's political leaders are nedogovorosposobnye, says Medvedev, who was pr…

Michael S Saag (2021-10-16). [Comment] Developing COVID-19 vaccine policy in increments. thelancet.com Over the past several months, there has been fierce debate in the public domain as to whether booster vaccinations are needed to sustain vaccine-induced immunological protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection.1 Discussions in medical journals, news outlets, social media, and among the wider public have been robust but limited owing to the paucity of data for the breadth and durability of existing vaccines.

Rosa Miriam Elizalde (2021-10-16). El periodismo como fiesta. globalizacion.ca Hace una treintena de años, cuando empezaba mis clases de periodismo en La Habana, ella dijo a los estudiantes que le escuchábamos hablar del oficio: Periodista es gente que le dice a la gente lo que le pasa a la…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-10-16). People Vs Fossil Fuels at SF Federal Courthouse. indybay.org SF action in solidarity with civil disobedience action in Washington…

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